/Controlled Substances

Drug Overdoses are Increasing in America

Why are more people overdosing on drugs?  It happens to be the number one killer of Americans under the age of 50.  Most of the overdoses are from taking opioids, prescribed painkillers or heroin.   Heroin is being laced with fentanyl, which increases the risk for overdose. Drug users are typically [...]

2017-11-03T20:05:58+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|Addiction, Controlled Substances, Drug Addiction, Prescription Drugs|

Suboxone Rehab in South Florida | Buprenorphine Addiction

Buprenorphine (Suboxone) has been called a miracle drug for some users to ween themselves off of harder opiates like heroin or OxyContin. But it does have its setbacks, and does have physically addicting properties. Our Suboxone rehab in South Florida is equipped to help individuals overcome this dependence and live [...]

2017-08-15T20:03:27+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Controlled Substances, Detox, Drug Addiction, Drug Information, Prescription Drugs|

Palm Beach Addiction Help | What is Kratom?

Kratom (Mitragyna speciosa) is a tropical evergreen tree found in Southeast Asia. Kratom, which is the original name used in Thailand, is a member of the Rubiaceae family (coffee and gardenia). The leaves of kratom are consumed either by chewing, or by drying and smoking, putting into capsules, tablets or [...]

2017-08-02T14:59:49+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|Addiction, Controlled Substances, Drug Information|

Xanax Addiction Help – Withdrawal Symptoms

Daily benzodiazepine use and abuse can also result in an addiction to benzos. Benzodiazepine withdrawal symptoms can be extremely severe, as well as potentially deadly and can often last longer than those of other drugs, such as opiates. Detoxing from benzos is more difficult than detoxing from heroin, and our [...]

Florida Adderall Rehab | Effects of Adderall Abuse

Adderall is a Schedule II controlled substance, which means there is a high risk for addiction or abuse, which is why any usage should be closely monitored by a medical professional. Adderall addiction is a growing problem, and our Florida Adderall rehab helps individuals overcome their dependence to stimulants. What [...]

2017-07-25T14:31:08+00:00 July 25th, 2017|Addiction, Controlled Substances, Drug Addiction, Drug Information|

Florida Xanax Rehab | Overcoming a Xanax Addiction

Xanax is a highly addictive prescription drug that can be very difficult to stop using without proper help. Keep reading to learn how our Florida Xanax rehab guides individuals through this grueling process. What is Xanax? Xanax is a benzodiazepine prescribed for treating panic disorder and anxiety. It is also [...]

Suboxone for Heroin Addiction

In 2002, the FDA approved the use of the Suboxone for heroin addiction. Suboxone is a combination of buprenorphine and naloxone. Buprenorphine has numerous advantages over methadone and naltrexone. As a medication-assisted treatment, it suppresses withdrawal symptoms and cravings for opioids, does not cause euphoria in the opioid-dependent patient, and it [...]

Should America Decriminalize Drugs? | Addiction Treatment Florida

There has been a long standing debate in America on whether or not it should consider the move to decriminalize drugs rather than penalize drug users and those who possess small amounts. Keep reading to learn more about the results other countries have experienced after implementing these types of policies. [...]

2017-07-11T15:25:33+00:00 July 11th, 2017|Addiction, Controlled Substances, Drug Addiction, News|

Medication Assisted Heroin Addiction Treatment | Florida Drug Rehab

A variety of effective treatments are available for heroin addiction, including both behavioral and pharmacological (medications). Both approaches help to restore a degree of normalcy to brain function and behavior, resulting in increased employment rates and lower risk of HIV and other diseases and criminal behavior. Although behavioral and medication-assisted [...]

2017-06-29T15:24:02+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Addiction, Controlled Substances, Detox, Drug Addiction, Recovery, Rehabilitation|

How to Address an Oxycodone Addiction

In this segment, we are going to discuss oxycodone addiction, how the drug affects the human body, and the various types of treatments that are available to those who may have found themselves physically dependent on the medication. Learn More: Overcome Oxycodone Addiction What is Oxycodone? Oxycodone is an opioid [...]